Competition Law and COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has proved to be one of the greatest health emergencies in India and across the globe. The epidemic which resulted into lockdown from mid-march, the citizens along with the companies has faced a backlash as everything has come to a halt. The concerns regarding the functioning of the big business houses andContinue reading “Competition Law and COVID-19”

New Age Racism during COVID-19

Japanese encephalitis, Spanish flu, West Nile virus, and the ‘Chinese Virus’. It has been a common practice for diseases to be eponymously named according to where it originated from. However, this practice was more or less restricted due to the increased sensitivity towards the particular groups being subjected to ostracization as a result of beingContinue reading “New Age Racism during COVID-19”

Asian Development Bank’s Role during the Pandemic

Asia is a geographical region with rising infectious diseases, including those with the potential to be a pandemic. At the same time, the region is fighting with developing antimicrobial resistance and the health consequences of climate change and frequent natural disasters, all of which act as a threat to regional health safety. The causes forContinue reading “Asian Development Bank’s Role during the Pandemic”

Intellectual Property amidst COVID-19

COVID 19, short for Corona Virus Disease 2019 has taken the world by storm. Intellectual Property has also been affected. The outbreak of the pandemic saw the cancellation or postponement of various IP events namely the ‘MARQUES Spring Meeting, the IACC Annual conference, ICANN’s Mexico meeting, and the INTA annual meeting. Certain remedial measures wereContinue reading “Intellectual Property amidst COVID-19”

Pandemic: No strings attached w.r.t Article 21 of Workers

The world, including India, is tussling with a microscopic, deadly enemy named Coronavirus. The contagious nature of the virus has resulted in many of these countries implementing draconian measures, even going as far as imposing complete military lockdowns. India, home to billions, has asked its citizens to stay home to prevent contagion. Scientifically, the onlyContinue reading “Pandemic: No strings attached w.r.t Article 21 of Workers”